SRPX

Summary

Gene Symbol: SRPX
Description: sushi repeat containing protein X-linked
Alias: DRS, ETX1, HEL-S-83p, SRPX1, sushi repeat-containing protein SRPX, epididymis secretory sperm binding protein Li 83p, sushi-repeat-containing protein, X chromosome
Species: human
Products:     SRPX

Top Publications

  1. Meindl A, Carvalho M, Herrmann K, Achatz H, Lorenz B, Apfelstedt Sylla E, et al. A gene (SRPX) encoding a sushi-repeat-containing protein is deleted in patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Hum Mol Genet. 1995;4:2339-46 pubmed
    ..The gene termed SRPX (sushi-repeat-containing protein, x chromosome) is deleted in an RP patient who also suffers from chronic ..
  2. Dry K, Aldred M, Edgar A, Brown J, Manson F, Ho M, et al. Identification of a novel gene, ETX1 from Xp21.1, a candidate gene for X-linked retintis pigmentosa (RP3). Hum Mol Genet. 1995;4:2347-53 pubmed
    ..Northern analysis showed ETX1 expression within the retina and heart with lower levels in several other tissues...
  3. Pap Z, Tóth Z, Danciu V, Baia L, Kovacs G. Differently Shaped Au Nanoparticles: A Case Study on the Enhancement of the Photocatalytic Activity of Commercial TiO₂. Materials (Basel). 2014;8:162-180 pubmed publisher
    ..and structural details were evaluated, applying different techniques such as Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy (DRS), X-ray Diffraction (XRD), and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)...
  4. Demirci S, Yurddaskal M, Dikici T, Sarıoğlu C. Fabrication and characterization of novel iodine doped hollow and mesoporous hematite (Fe2O3) particles derived from sol-gel method and their photocatalytic performances. J Hazard Mater. 2018;345:27-37 pubmed publisher
    ..spectroscopy (XPS), BET surface analysis, particle size analyzer and UV-vis diffuse reflectance spectrum (UV-vis DRS), respectively...
  5. de la Parra Arciniega S, Garcia Gomez N, Garza Tovar L, García Gutierrez D, Sánchez E. Ultrasonic irradiation-assisted synthesis of Bi2S3 nanoparticles in aqueous ionic liquid at ambient condition. Ultrason Sonochem. 2017;36:95-100 pubmed publisher
    ..The band gap calculated from the diffuse reflectance spectra (DRS) was found to be 1.5eV.
  6. Wu G, Zhao Y, Li Y, Ma H, Zhao J. pH-dependent synthesis of iodine-deficient bismuth oxyiodide microstructures: Visible-light photocatalytic activity. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2018;510:228-236 pubmed publisher
    ..UV-vis DRS results revealed good visible-light absorptions of Bi4O5I2 and Bi7O..
  7. Mosleh S, Rahimi M, Ghaedi M, Dashtian K, Hajati S. Sonochemical-assisted synthesis of CuO/Cu2O/Cu nanoparticles as efficient photocatalyst for simultaneous degradation of pollutant dyes in rotating packed bed reactor: LED illumination and central composite design optimization. Ultrason Sonochem. 2018;40:601-610 pubmed publisher
    ..properties of the synthesized CuO/Cu2O/Cu nanoparticles were investigated by XRD, SEM and DRS analysis. The band-gap of the prepared CuO/Cu2O/Cu-NPs was estimated to be about 1...
  8. Khataee A, Arefi Oskoui S, Samaei L. ZnFe-Cl nanolayered double hydroxide as a novel catalyst for sonocatalytic degradation of an organic dye. Ultrason Sonochem. 2018;40:703-713 pubmed publisher
    ..FT-IR), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), N2 adsorption/desorption, diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) and point of zero charge pH (pHpzc) analyses...
  9. J D, J C, D P. Improved photo-induced charge carriers separation through the addition of erbium on TiO2 nanoparticles and its effect on photocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2018;190:524-533 pubmed publisher
    ..x=0.02, x=0.04, x=0.06, x=0.08 and x=0.10. The prepared nanocomposites were studied using XRD, UV-Vis DRS, Raman spectra, HR-SEM, EDS, TEM, PL and impedance spectroscopy...
  10. Khan I, Ali S, Mansha M, Qurashi A. Sonochemical assisted hydrothermal synthesis of pseudo-flower shaped Bismuth vanadate (BiVO4) and their solar-driven water splitting application. Ultrason Sonochem. 2017;36:386-392 pubmed publisher
    ..The diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) indicated absorption edge at ∼515nm, corresponds to bandgap value (Eg) of 2...

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. Meindl A, Carvalho M, Herrmann K, Achatz H, Lorenz B, Apfelstedt Sylla E, et al. A gene (SRPX) encoding a sushi-repeat-containing protein is deleted in patients with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa. Hum Mol Genet. 1995;4:2339-46 pubmed
    ..The gene termed SRPX (sushi-repeat-containing protein, x chromosome) is deleted in an RP patient who also suffers from chronic ..
  2. Dry K, Aldred M, Edgar A, Brown J, Manson F, Ho M, et al. Identification of a novel gene, ETX1 from Xp21.1, a candidate gene for X-linked retintis pigmentosa (RP3). Hum Mol Genet. 1995;4:2347-53 pubmed
    ..Northern analysis showed ETX1 expression within the retina and heart with lower levels in several other tissues...
  3. Pap Z, Tóth Z, Danciu V, Baia L, Kovacs G. Differently Shaped Au Nanoparticles: A Case Study on the Enhancement of the Photocatalytic Activity of Commercial TiO₂. Materials (Basel). 2014;8:162-180 pubmed publisher
    ..and structural details were evaluated, applying different techniques such as Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy (DRS), X-ray Diffraction (XRD), and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)...
  4. Demirci S, Yurddaskal M, Dikici T, Sarıoğlu C. Fabrication and characterization of novel iodine doped hollow and mesoporous hematite (Fe2O3) particles derived from sol-gel method and their photocatalytic performances. J Hazard Mater. 2018;345:27-37 pubmed publisher
    ..spectroscopy (XPS), BET surface analysis, particle size analyzer and UV-vis diffuse reflectance spectrum (UV-vis DRS), respectively...
  5. de la Parra Arciniega S, Garcia Gomez N, Garza Tovar L, García Gutierrez D, Sánchez E. Ultrasonic irradiation-assisted synthesis of Bi2S3 nanoparticles in aqueous ionic liquid at ambient condition. Ultrason Sonochem. 2017;36:95-100 pubmed publisher
    ..The band gap calculated from the diffuse reflectance spectra (DRS) was found to be 1.5eV.
  6. Wu G, Zhao Y, Li Y, Ma H, Zhao J. pH-dependent synthesis of iodine-deficient bismuth oxyiodide microstructures: Visible-light photocatalytic activity. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2018;510:228-236 pubmed publisher
    ..UV-vis DRS results revealed good visible-light absorptions of Bi4O5I2 and Bi7O..
  7. Mosleh S, Rahimi M, Ghaedi M, Dashtian K, Hajati S. Sonochemical-assisted synthesis of CuO/Cu2O/Cu nanoparticles as efficient photocatalyst for simultaneous degradation of pollutant dyes in rotating packed bed reactor: LED illumination and central composite design optimization. Ultrason Sonochem. 2018;40:601-610 pubmed publisher
    ..properties of the synthesized CuO/Cu2O/Cu nanoparticles were investigated by XRD, SEM and DRS analysis. The band-gap of the prepared CuO/Cu2O/Cu-NPs was estimated to be about 1...
  8. Khataee A, Arefi Oskoui S, Samaei L. ZnFe-Cl nanolayered double hydroxide as a novel catalyst for sonocatalytic degradation of an organic dye. Ultrason Sonochem. 2018;40:703-713 pubmed publisher
    ..FT-IR), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), N2 adsorption/desorption, diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) and point of zero charge pH (pHpzc) analyses...
  9. J D, J C, D P. Improved photo-induced charge carriers separation through the addition of erbium on TiO2 nanoparticles and its effect on photocatalytic degradation of rhodamine B. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2018;190:524-533 pubmed publisher
    ..x=0.02, x=0.04, x=0.06, x=0.08 and x=0.10. The prepared nanocomposites were studied using XRD, UV-Vis DRS, Raman spectra, HR-SEM, EDS, TEM, PL and impedance spectroscopy...
  10. Khan I, Ali S, Mansha M, Qurashi A. Sonochemical assisted hydrothermal synthesis of pseudo-flower shaped Bismuth vanadate (BiVO4) and their solar-driven water splitting application. Ultrason Sonochem. 2017;36:386-392 pubmed publisher
    ..The diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) indicated absorption edge at ∼515nm, corresponds to bandgap value (Eg) of 2...
  11. Kattiparambil Manoharan R, Sankaran S. Photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutant aldicarb by non-metal-doped nanotitania: synthesis and characterization. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..The prepared catalyst was characterized by XRD, UV-Vis.DRS, TEM, XPS, etc...
  12. Chang A, Kiprono S, Maurer T. Response to "Providing dermatological care in resource-limited settings: barriers and potential solutions" - reply from authors. Br J Dermatol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    We thank Drs. Mahé and Faye for their interest in our article. We applaud them for their tremendous work in improving the delivery of dermatologic care through their programme with healthcare professionals in Mali...
  13. Luo X, Zhu S, Wang J, Wang C, Wu M. Characterization and Computation of Yb/TiO₂ and Its Photocatalytic Degradation with Benzohydroxamic Acid. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
    ..by X-ray Diffraction (XRD), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), UV-visible diffuse-reflectance spectrum (UV-Vis DRS), transmission electron microscope (TEM) and high resolution transmission electron microscope (HRTEM), energy ..
  14. Martins da Silva A, Cavaco S, Fernandes J, Samões R, Alves C, Cardoso M, et al. Age-dependent cognitive dysfunction in untreated hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis. J Neurol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..and 160 asymptomatic) underwent a neuropsychological assessment, which included the Dementia Rating Scale-2 (DRS-2), auditory verbal learning test, semantic fluency, phonemic fluency, and trail making test...
  15. Thabit M, Liu H, Zhang J, Wang B. Pd-MnO2 nanoparticles/TiO2 nanotube arrays (NTAs) photo-electrodes photo-catalytic properties and their ability of degrading Rhodamine B under visible light. J Environ Sci (China). 2017;60:53-60 pubmed publisher
    ..light harvesting and absorption properties were investigated via ultraviolet-visible diffuse reflectance spectrum (DRS); photo degradation efficiency was investigated via analyzing the photo catalytic degradation of Rhodamine B under ..
  16. Kowalewska A, Nowacka M, Włodarska M, Zgardzińska B, Zaleski R, Oszajca M, et al. Solid-state dynamics and single-crystal to single-crystal structural transformations in octakis(3-chloropropyl)octasilsesquioxane and octavinyloctasilsesquioxane. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2017;19:27516-27529 pubmed publisher
    ..calorimetry (DSC, including temperature modulated DSC), X-ray diffraction, dielectric relaxation spectroscopy (DRS), and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the solid state (SS NMR), as well as positron annihilation ..
  17. Matsuzaki E, Michie M, Kawabata T. Validity of Nutrient Intakes Derived from an Internet Website Dish-Based Dietary Record for Self-Management of Weight among Japanese Women. Nutrients. 2017;9: pubmed publisher
    ..of nutrient intakes derived from Internet website dish-based dietary records (WDDRs) and weighed dietary records (DRs). The study participants were 218 registered users of a dietary management website...
  18. Woods J, Joseph H. From Narcotic to Normalizer: The Misperception of Methadone Treatment and the Persistence of Prejudice and Bias. Subst Use Misuse. 2017;:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Methadone treatment was developed by Drs. Dole, Nyswander, and Kreek...
  19. Goodman B. Evolution of a partnership to improve K-16 science education. Adv Physiol Educ. 2002;26:168-73 pubmed
    ..The symposium "Sharing Science: Successful Scientist Expert-Teacher Practitioner Interactions" was organized by Drs. Nancy J. Pelaez and Barbara L. Gonzalez of California State University at Fullerton...
  20. Nouri A, Yaraki M, Ghorbanpour M, Agarwal S, Gupta V. Enhanced Antibacterial effect of chitosan film using Montmorillonite/CuO nanocomposite. Int J Biol Macromol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..The synthesized composites were characterized using diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), X-ray diffraction (XRD), field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM) and energy dispersive X-ray (EDX) ..
  21. Ke T, Guo H, Zhang Y, Liu Y. Photoreduction of Cr(VI) in water using BiVO4-Fe3O4 nano-photocatalyst under visible light irradiation. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2017;24:28239-28247 pubmed publisher
    ..The physical and chemical properties of BiVO4-Fe3O4 were characterized by UV-vis-DRS, SEM, XRD, FTIR, and BET. The results demonstrated that the band gap for the obtained material is 1...
  22. Kovacs G, Pap Z, Coteț C, Coșoveanu V, Baia L, Danciu V. Photocatalytic, Morphological and Structural Properties of the TiO₂-SiO₂-Ag Porous Structures Based System. Materials (Basel). 2015;8:1059-1073 pubmed publisher
    ..i>). Applying different techniques such as diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), X-ray diffraction measurements (XRD), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), Raman- and X-ray photoelectron ..
  23. Moritz A, Benjamin Free R, Sibley D. Advances and challenges in the search for D2 and D3 dopamine receptor-selective compounds. Cell Signal. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    Compounds that target D2-like dopamine receptors (DRs) are currently used as therapeutics for several neuropsychiatric disorders including schizophrenia (antagonists) and Parkinson's disease (agonists)...
  24. Kim C, Shimakage M, Kushima R, Mukaisho K, Shinka T, Okada Y, et al. Down-regulation of drs mRNA in human prostate carcinomas. Hum Pathol. 2003;34:654-7 pubmed
    We have previously reported that the drs gene has the ability to suppress transformation by v-src and v-K-ras in the rat cell line F2808...
  25. Li X, Uy J, Yu M, Li S, Theisen K, Browning J, et al. Sacral Neuromodulation Blocks Pudendal Inhibition of Reflex Bladder Activity in Cats: Insight into the Efficacy of Sacral Neuromodulation in Fowler's Syndrome. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2017;:ajpregu.00285.2017 pubmed publisher
    ..The intensity threshold (T) for PNS or S1/S2 dorsal root stimulation (DRS) to induce muscle twitch of anal sphincter or toe was determined. PNS at 1...
  26. Shutic S, Chakraborty S, Li B, Weindorf D, Sperry K, Casadonte D. Forensic identification of pharmaceuticals via portable X-ray fluorescence and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. Forensic Sci Int. 2017;279:22-32 pubmed publisher
    ..The use of portable X-ray fluorescence (PXRF) and visible near infrared diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) to determine elemental composition was applied to pharmaceutical medications (n=83), which were then categorized ..
  27. Ballo M, Rtimi S, Kiwi J, Pulgarin C, Entenza J, Bizzini A. Fungicidal activity of copper-sputtered flexible surfaces under dark and actinic light against azole-resistant Candida albicans and Candida glabrata. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2017;174:229-234 pubmed publisher
    ..The surface properties of Cu-PES photocatalysts were characterized by diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS) and X-ray fluorescence (XRF)...
  28. Székely I, Kovacs G, Baia L, Danciu V, Pap Z. Synthesis of Shape-Tailored WO₃ Micro-/Nanocrystals and the Photocatalytic Activity of WO₃/TiO₂ Composites. Materials (Basel). 2016;9: pubmed publisher
    ..by the means of X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS). These methods contributed to the detailed analysis of the crystal morphology and structural features...
  29. Jiang J, Wang H, Chen X, Li S, Xie T, Wang D, et al. Enhanced photocatalytic degradation of phenol and photogenerated charges transfer property over BiOI-loaded ZnO composites. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2017;494:130-138 pubmed publisher
    ..electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and UV-Vis diffuse reflectance spectrometry (DRS)...
  30. Dong P, Xi X, Zhang X, Hou G, Guan R. Template-Free Synthesis of Monoclinic BiVO₄ with Porous Structure and Its High Photocatalytic Activity. Materials (Basel). 2016;9: pubmed publisher
    ..microscopy (SEM), Brunauer-Emmett-Teller (BET), ultraviolet-visible (UV-vis) diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), photocurrent responses, and electrochemical impedance spectra (EIS)...
  31. Aškrabić S, Araújo V, Passacantando M, Bernardi M, Tomic N, Dojcinovic B, et al. Nitrate-assisted photocatalytic efficiency of defective Eu-doped Pr(OH)3 nanostructures. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2017;19:31756-31765 pubmed publisher
    ..electron microscopy (FE-SEM), Raman, infrared (IR), photoluminescence (PL), and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS)...
  32. Hatta K, Kishi Y, Wada K, Takeuchi T, Ito S, Kurata A, et al. Preventive Effects of Suvorexant on Delirium: A Randomized Placebo-Controlled Trial. J Clin Psychiatry. 2017;78:e970-e979 pubmed publisher
    ..on the sleep-wake cycle disturbance score (item 1) of the Japanese version of the Delirium Rating Scale-Revised-98 (DRS-R-98-J). There were no significant differences in adverse events...
  33. Maciag J, Mikołajczyk T, Matusik P, Nowakowski D, Robertson D, Maciag A, et al. The Effect of Treatment of Denture-related Stomatitis on Peripheral T Cells and Monocytes. Oral Health Prev Dent. 2017;15:259-268 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether treatment of a fungus-induced oral inflammation, namely denture-related stomatitis (DRS), can affect the activation of the systemic immune response.
  34. Burnicka Turek O, Kata A, Buyandelger B, Ebermann L, Kramann N, Burfeind P, et al. Pelota interacts with HAX1, EIF3G and SRPX and the resulting protein complexes are associated with the actin cytoskeleton. BMC Cell Biol. 2010;11:28 pubmed publisher
    ..Partial sequences of HAX1, EIF3G and SRPX protein were identified as PELO-interacting partners from the screening...
  35. Racusen L, Solez K. Acceptance of Gold Medal From the Catalan Society of Transplantation by Drs. Lorraine Racusen and Kim Solez - With Remarks on the Banff Meeting Spirit. Transplant Proc. 2017;49:2243-2246 pubmed publisher
    ..Images of the social events do not suggest any sort of hierarchy; everyone interacts with everyone else...
  36. Mehrizad A, Gharbani P. Optimization of operational variables and kinetic modeling for photocatalytic removal of Direct Blue 14 from aqueous media by ZnS nanoparticles. J Water Health. 2017;15:955-965 pubmed publisher
    ..X-ray diffraction (XRD), field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM) and diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS)...
  37. Kaydihan N, Cepni K, Ergen Ş, Şenocak M, Oksuz D. Comparison of changes in renal function with dosimetric parameters in gastric cancer patients treated with adjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Jpn J Radiol. 2017;35:733-739 pubmed publisher
    Our objective was to analyze kidney damage using glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and dynamic renal scintigraphy (DRS) compared with dose volume histogram (DVH) parameters in gastric cancer patients...
  38. Xu H, Dai D, Li S, Ge L, Gao Y. In situ synthesis of novel Cu2CO3(OH)2 decorated 2D TiO2 nanosheets with efficient photocatalytic H2 evolution activity. Dalton Trans. 2018;47:348-356 pubmed publisher
    ..by X-ray diffractometry (XRD), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), UV-vis diffusion reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and cyclic voltammetry (CV) analysis...
  39. Zheng C, Yang H, Cui Z, Zhang H, Wang X. A novel Bi4Ti3O12/Ag3PO4 heterojunction photocatalyst with enhanced photocatalytic performance. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2017;12:608 pubmed publisher
    ..composites were systematically characterized by means of XRD, SEM, TEM, BET, XPS, UV-vis DRS, EIS, PL spectroscopy, and photocurrent response...
  40. Iragavarapu S, Algeciras M, Lee R, Bhattacharya S. ETX1 is over-expressed in the glaucomatous trabecular meshwork. Mol Vis. 2009;15:2061-7 pubmed
    To determine whether exon-trapped X chromosome clone 1 (ETX1) is overexpressed in the trabecular meshwork (TM) of glaucomatous human eyes compared to controls...
  41. Salorio Corbetto M, Baer T, Moore B. Quality ratings of frequency-compressed speech by participants with extensive high-frequency dead regions in the cochlea. Int J Audiol. 2017;56:106-120 pubmed publisher
    ..of speech sound quality produced by frequency compression for listeners with extensive high-frequency dead regions (DRs)...
  42. Formisano R, Contrada M, Aloisi M, Buzzi M, Cicinelli P, Vedova C, et al. Improvement rate of patients with severe brain injury during post-acute intensive rehabilitation. Neurol Sci. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..by means of Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS), Level of Cognitive Functioning (LCF), and Disability Rating Scale (DRS)...
  43. Han S, Kim H, Lee H, Grove M, Smith G, Son Y. Postinjury Induction of Activated ErbB2 Selectively Hyperactivates Denervated Schwann Cells and Promotes Robust Dorsal Root Axon Regeneration. J Neurosci. 2017;37:10955-10970 pubmed publisher
    ..Two weeks after injury, injured DRs of induced animals contained far more SCs and SC processes...
  44. Arlotta P, Santori L, De Vecchi A. [A case of mixed tumor of the palate]. Acta Biol Med Ger. 1976;2:34 pubmed
  45. Tambe Y, Isono T, Haraguchi S, Yoshioka Yamashita A, Yutsudo M, Inoue H. A novel apoptotic pathway induced by the drs tumor suppressor gene. Oncogene. 2004;23:2977-87 pubmed
    The drs gene was originally isolated as a suppressor against v-src transformation...
  46. Stockfleth E, Harwood C, Serra Guillen C, Larsson T, Østerdal M, Skov T. Response to "Phase IV head-to-head randomised controlled trial comparing ingenol mebutate 0.015% gel with diclofenac sodium 3% gel for the treatment of actinic keratosis on the face or scalp" - reply from authors. Br J Dermatol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    We thank Drs Malvehy and Puig for their comments on the article; our responses follow. Drs Malvehy and Puig correctly note that the primary endpoint is complete clearance at the end of the first treatment course. Here, the rates are 34...
  47. Pandiyan N, Murugesan B, Sonamuthu J, Samayanan S, Mahalingam S. Facile biological synthetic strategy to morphologically aligned CeO2/ZrO2 core nanoparticles using Justicia adhatoda extract and ionic liquid: Enhancement of its bio-medical properties. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2018;178:481-488 pubmed publisher
    ..Band gap energy of the CeO2/ZrO2 core metal oxide is 3.37eV calculated from UV- DRS spectroscopy...
  48. Willetts A, Kelly D. Reply to the Comment by Littlechild and Isupov. Microorganisms. 2017;5: pubmed publisher
    I thank Drs. Littlechild and Isupov for their recent comments, which are considered below. Before addressing these specifically, their correspondence raises two more general issues which require initial clarification.[...].
  49. Holcomb G. The Journal of Pediatric Surgery: Its First 50 Years. J Pediatr Surg. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..The first part of this paper recounts the first 50years of JPS starting with the efforts of Drs. Koop and Gans to start a Journal devoted to Pediatric Surgery...
  50. Mukaisho K, Suo M, Shimakage M, Kushima R, Inoue H, Hattori T. Down-regulation of drs mRNA in colorectal neoplasms. Jpn J Cancer Res. 2002;93:888-93 pubmed
    The drs gene was originally isolated as a transformation suppressor gene against the v-src oncogene. Expression of drs mRNA is down-regulated by retroviral oncogenes such as v-src and v-K-ras in the rat cell line F2408...
  51. Zhang L, Li L, Sun X, Liu P, Yang D, Zhao X. ZnO-Layered Double Hydroxide@Graphitic Carbon Nitride Composite for Consecutive Adsorption and Photodegradation of Dyes under UV and Visible Lights. Materials (Basel). 2016;9: pubmed publisher
    ..microscopes (SEM/TEM), N₂ adsorption/desorption, ultraviolet visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (UV-Vis-DRS), photoluminescence spectrometer (PL) and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS)...
  52. Kekunnaya R, Negalur M. Duane retraction syndrome: causes, effects and management strategies. Clin Ophthalmol. 2017;11:1917-1930 pubmed publisher
    Duane retraction syndrome (DRS) is a congenital eye movement anomaly characterized by variable horizontal duction deficits, with narrowing of the palpebral fissure and globe retraction on attempted adduction, occasionally accompanied by ..
  53. Geethu P, Yadav I, Aswal V, Satapathy D. Enhancement in Elastic Bending Rigidity of Polymer Loaded Reverse Microemulsions. Langmuir. 2017;33:13014-13026 pubmed publisher
    ..estimating the percolation temperatures (TP) and droplet radii using dielectric relaxation spectroscopy (DRS) and small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) techniques...
  54. Salorio Corbetto M, Baer T, Moore B. Evaluation of a Frequency-Lowering Algorithm for Adults With High-Frequency Hearing Loss. Trends Hear. 2017;21:2331216517734455 pubmed publisher
    ..in noise, and subjective benefit, for people with high-frequency hearing loss, including people with dead regions (DRs) in the cochlea. A single-blind randomized crossover design was used...
  55. Li S, Xu J, Sun L, Li R, Jin P, Ma F. Drosophila miR-964 modulates Toll signaling pathway in response to bacterial infection. Dev Comp Immunol. 2017;77:252-258 pubmed publisher
    ..We previously found that the expression level of antimicrobial peptide gene Drosomycin (Drs) is decreased in miR-964 overexpressing flies...
  56. Chhetri S, Gautam R. Acoustic Analysis Before and After Voice Therapy for Laryngeal Pathology. Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ). 2015;13:323-7 pubmed
    ..Acoustic analyses and voice assessment was done with Dr. Speech ver 4 (Tiger DRS Inc.)...
  57. Praveen R, Ramaraj R. Chemically reduced graphene oxide-P25-Au nanocomposite materials and their photoelectrocatalytic and photocatalytic applications. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2016;15:1310-1317 pubmed
    ..The nanocomposite materials were characterized using diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), X-ray diffraction (XRD), high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) and electrochemical impedance ..
  58. Whitman M, Engle E. Ocular congenital cranial dysinnervation disorders (CCDDs): insights into axon growth and guidance. Hum Mol Genet. 2017;26:R37-R44 pubmed publisher
    ..understanding of two CCDDs, congenital fibrosis of the extraocular muscles (CFEOM) and Duane retraction syndrome (DRS), and discuss what they have taught us about mechanisms of axon guidance and selective vulnerability...
  59. Cai M, Lin Y, Chen M, Yang W, Du H, Xu Y, et al. Improved source apportionment of PAHs and Pb by integrating Pb stable isotopes and positive matrix factorization application (PAHs): A historical record case study from the northern South China Sea. Sci Total Environ. 2017;609:577-586 pubmed publisher
    ..of pyrogenic sources, integrated source apportionment methods, which include PAH compositions, diagnostic ratios (DRs), Pb isotopic ratios, and positive matrix factorization (PMF) model, were developed and applied in sediments of the ..
  60. Román F, Colomer P, Calventus Y, Hutchinson J. Study of the Molecular Dynamics of Multiarm Star Polymers with a Poly(ethyleneimine) Core and Poly(lactide) Multiarms. Materials (Basel). 2017;10: pubmed publisher
    ..thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and dielectric relaxation spectroscopy (DRS)...
  61. Yu H, Zhong S, Zhu B, Huang W, Zhang S. Synthesis and CO Oxidation Activity of 1D Mixed Binary Oxide CeO2-LaO x Supported Gold Catalysts. Nanoscale Res Lett. 2017;12:579 pubmed publisher
    ..XRD), SEM, TEM, EDX, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), UV-vis diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (UV-vis DRS), and temperature-programmed reduction (H2-TPR)...
  62. Malathi A, Vasanthakumar V, Arunachalam P, Madhavan J, Ghanem M. A low cost additive-free facile synthesis of BiFeWO6/BiVO4 nanocomposite with enhanced visible-light induced photocatalytic activity. J Colloid Interface Sci. 2017;506:553-563 pubmed publisher
    ..microscopy (TEM), energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS) spectra, UV visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy (DRS), photoluminescence (PL) and photoelectrochemical measurements were performed to examine the structure, surface ..